Thousands pack Charlottesville stadium for unity concert
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Thousands pack Charlottesville stadium for unity concert

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thousands of people have packed a stadium in Charlottesville for a concert intended to raise money for charity and promote unity in the aftermath of this summer’s white nationalist rallies. Dave Matthews, whose band got its start in the Virginia college town, hosted the Sunday show and thanked the attendees and … Continue reading

Dave Matthews Band to host Charlottesville ‘unity’ show
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Dave Matthews Band to host Charlottesville ‘unity’ show

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Dave Matthews Band, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams and Ariana Grande will be among the performers at a free unity concert in Charlottesville, Virginia, later this month. A news release Wednesday from the University of Virginia says the Dave Matthews Band, which got its start in Charlottesville, came up with the … Continue reading

Charlottesville residents vent at ‘recovery’ town hall
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Charlottesville residents vent at ‘recovery’ town hall

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville residents told city leaders at an emotional community meeting they were traumatized by a white nationalist rally and dissatisfied with the way officials handled the event and the violence that unfolded. Hundreds of people attended the event promoted as a “community recovery town hall” Sunday at a performing arts center. … Continue reading

VMA artists, speakers call  for equality, suicide prevention
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VMA artists, speakers call for equality, suicide prevention

The MTV Video Music Awards are known for creating viral moments meant to shock or amaze. But this year’s show was a much more grown-up affair that was full of important speeches, exciting performances and pop culture events. Several award presenters called for equality, including the mother of a woman who was killed while protesting … Continue reading

President Moore reacts to Charlottesville tragedy
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President Moore reacts to Charlottesville tragedy

August 15, 2017   As the proud father of a 32-year-old daughter that currently studies and works at the University of Virginia, I am deeply troubled by the violence, hate, and racism that were on full display in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend, and the continued impact it is having on my daughter today and … Continue reading

Shayok, Guy lead No. 8 Virginia past Yale, 62-38
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Shayok, Guy lead No. 8 Virginia past Yale, 62-38

  Virginia fans looking for assurances that they could still have high expectations despite the dismissal from the team of expected offensive stalwart Austin Nichols got plenty to feel good about Sunday in the No. 8 Cavaliers’ 62-38 victory against Yale. Marial Shayok scored 15 points, freshman Kyle Guy had 12 and Darius Thompson 11 … Continue reading


Emails: UVa. sought to kill alumni magazine story

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — While Rolling Stone pursued its now-discredited story about sexual assault at the University of Virginia, emails show the school’s administration sought to kill a proposed alumni magazine article about how the school handles sex assaults on campus. The Washington Post reports ( ) an email chain entered into evidence this week … Continue reading

Sports / Virginia

Wrongful death lawsuit against ex-UVA athlete moving forward

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Charlottesville judge has denied a request to pause the wrongful death lawsuit against George Huguely V, a former University of Virginia student convicted of second-degree murder in the slaying of his girlfriend, Yeardley Love. Media outlets report attorneys for Sharon Love — Yeardley Love’s mother — asked the judge on … Continue reading

Education / Virginia

U.Va. begins offering entrepreneurship minor

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia is allowing undergraduate students to earn a minor in entrepreneurship. The Daily Progress reports ( ) that many schools at the university had informal programs, but now an interdisciplinary minor will allow for collaboration between the schools. After students take an initial class on startups, they begin … Continue reading

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Review of debunked U.Va. gang rape to remain under wraps

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An independent review of the University of Virginia’s handling of a student’s gang rape allegations, graphically depicted in Rolling Stone magazine and later retracted, will not be publicly released because of student privacy concerns. In an email from the school’s Freedom of Information Act officer late last month, U.Va. rejected a … Continue reading